Decision details

Mitigation Strategy regarding Burnham Beeches and Upton Court Park masterplan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek approval for the mitigation strategy relating to the Burnham Beeches and Upton Court Park masterplan.


(a)  Approved the Mitigation Strategy (re protection of Burnham Beeches) that proposes Upton Court Park be treated as a ‘suitable alternative natural greenspace’ (SANG) and for natural habitat enhancements in the Park (inclusive of maintenance) to be funded by developer contributions via the planning process.


(b)  Agreed to implement natural habitat enhancements identified in the Mitigation Strategy as soon as practical after mitigation related financial contributions have been received and to maintain those enhancements long term.


(c)  Approved the proposal for the development of an Upton Court Park masterplan to coordinate implementation of various recreation and natural habitat enhancements (inclusive of those referred to in (a) above).

Publication date: 07/10/2022

Date of decision: 17/10/2022

Decided at meeting: 17/10/2022 - Cabinet

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